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Install the Cluster Switch Health Monitor (CSHM) configuration file

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Follow this procedure to install the applicable configuration file for cluster switch health monitoring of Nexus 92300YC cluster switches.

In ONTAP releases 9.5P7 and earlier and 9.6P2 and earlier, you must download the cluster switch health monitor configuration file separately. In ONTAP releases 9.5P8 and later, 9.6P3 and later, and 9.7 and later, the cluster switch health monitor configuration file is bundled with ONTAP.

What you'll need

Before you set up the switch health monitor for 92300YC cluster switches, make sure that the ONTAP cluster is up and running.

Note You should also enable SSH to use all features available in CSHM.
  1. Download the cluster switch health monitor configuration zip file based on the corresponding ONTAP release version. This file is available from the NetApp Software download page.

    1. On the Software download page, select Switch Health Monitor Configuration Files

    2. Select Platform = ONTAP and click Go!

    3. On the Switch Health Monitor Configuration Files for ONTAP page, click View & Download

    4. On the Switch Health Monitor Configuration Files for ONTAP - Description page, click Download for the applicable cluster switch model, for example: Cisco Nexus 92300YC

    5. On the End User License Agreement page, click Accept

    6. On the Switch Health Monitor Configuration Files for ONTAP - Download page, select the applicable configuration file, for example,

  2. Upload the applicable zip file to your internal web server where the IP address is X.X.X.X.

    For an internal web server IP address of and assuming a /usr/download directory exists, you can upload your zip file to your web server using scp:

    % scp admin@
  3. Access the advanced mode setting from one of the ONTAP systems in the cluster, using the command set-privilege advanced:

    cluster1::> set -privilege advanced
  4. Run the switch health monitor configure command system cluster-switch configure-health-monitor -node * -package-url X.X.X.X/location_to_download_zip_file:

    cluster1::> system cluster-switch configure-health-monitor -node * -package-url
  5. Verify that the command output contains the text string "downloaded package processed successfully". If an error occurs, contact NetApp support.

  6. Run the command system cluster-switch show on the ONTAP system and make sure that the cluster switches are discovered with the monitored field set to "True".

    cluster1::> system cluster-switch show
    Note If at any time you revert to an earlier version of ONTAP, you will need to install the CSHM configuration file again to enable switch health monitoring of 92300YC cluster switches.